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market share

noun, Economics
the specific percentage of total industry sales of a particular product achieved by a single company in a given period of time. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for market share
  • If you haven't noticed, they have been gaining market share which hardly says they are screwing things up.
  • If it chooses the former course, it loses e-reader market share.
  • These are some of the hundreds of small cell phone makers that are eating up market share across the developing world.
  • After all, they can always co-opt the alternatives if the alternatives begin to cut into market share.
  • The bank lost some market share and closed a division that helped third-party home lenders.
  • It is family-controlled and hierarchical, prizes market share over profits and has an opaque and confusing ownership structure.
  • For example, market share was the main goal and yardstick of such structures.
  • It is also grabbing market share in the rich world by making its pencils better.
  • Their profitable and relatively stable domestic anchors will enable them to capture global market share.
  • After a drug loses its patent protection, its price plunges as generic drugmakers fight for market share.
British Dictionary definitions for market share

market share

the percentage of a total market, in terms of either value or volume, accounted for by the sales of a specific brand
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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